(CAMPUS REFORM) A trio of University of California-Riverside professors argue in a newly published academic article that “hegemonic masculinity” is responsible for mass-shootings.

Christopher Vito, Amanda Admire, and Elizabeth Hughes, all of whom teach or have taught in the UC-Riverside Sociology Department as graduate students, blame “masculinity” and its related “gender ideals” for a rise in mass-shootings over the past decade.

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